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CMH Pub 5-1 Strategy and Command: The First Two Years


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CMH Pub 5-1 Strategy and Command: The First Two Years by Louis Morton.
"An analysis of organization and logistics as well as strategy and command, covering the coming of the war, Japanese policy and American strategy before Pearl Harbor, Japanese victories in the first six months of the war, first efforts in New Guinea and the Solomons to stem the Japanese tide, and the limited offensive in the summer of 1943."
The Pacific World
PART ONE: THE ROAD TO WAR: The beginnings of Pacific strategy
Japanese policy and strategy, 1931-July 1941
Europe versus the pacific
The fatal turn
The decision for war
PART TWO: THE DEFENSIVE: PEARL HARBOR TO MIDWAY: The first weeks of war, 7-26 December
The Malay barrier
The Philippines
Australia and the line of communication
The U.S. and Japanese high commands
Organization and command of the Pacific
Transition
PART THREE: SEIZING THE INITIATIVE: Planning the offensive
Preparations and problems
Crisis in the Pacific, August-November 1942
Command and co-operation
Japanese and American plans
The Pacific in grand strategy
Means and ends : the March 1943 directive
CARTWHEEL and the I-GO operation
PART FOUR: EMERGING PATTERNS: The north Pacific and the Soviet Union
The revival of ORANGE
Central Pacific timetable
Organizing for the offensive
Operations and plans, Summer 1943
Review and adjustment
The Japanese revise their strategy
The execution of strategy : Pacific operations, August-December 1943
Prospects for the future.

GPO Number: 008-029-00032-6

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"The sources": p. [697]-715. Bibliographical footnotes


Publisher Washington, Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army; [for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Govt. Print. Off.]
Year 1962
Pages 788
Language English
Collection wwIIarchive; additional_collections

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